Philosophy

From the beginning, Rivendell School has had a philosophy of addressing each individual child's academic needs, based on skills rather than the grade-level based expectations of the public school system. Key to Rivendell's curriculum are:

These key components of the Rivendell philosophy work together to support each student’s physical, social, emotional, creative, artistic, and academic well-being. We strive to develop students who can think critically and creatively, work independently and in groups, develop leadership skills, and reach the true limits of their potential.